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April 11, 2017

Vote to confirm Perdue as Ag Secretary delayed until lawmakers return from two-week Easter recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced this week that the chamber will vote on former Governor Sonny Perdue’s nomination for Secretary of Agriculture on April 24, after lawmakers return from their two-week Easter recess that begins today. Senate leaders scheduled Perdue’s confirmation vote this week after Democrats blocked action on Perdue’s confirmation, preventing him from assuming office before the recess. Read more

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